Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 comes into force

Implementation date: 8 January 2003

The Act amends the law relating to asylum seekers and immigration procedures. Provisions affecting employers include requirements that they supply information to the Home Office about the earnings of any employee whom the Home Office reasonably suspects of having committed an offence under the Asylum and Immigration Act 1999. The Home Office also has the power to require employers to disclose 'compulsory records' held under the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, section 8 relating to any employee reasonably suspected of having committed the offence of illegal entry under the Immigration Act 1971, section 24.The Act can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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